Description of Office 2003 hotfix package: March 18, 2004

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Summary
This article describes the Microsoft Office 2003 issues that are fixed in the Office 2003 hotfix package that is dated March 18, 2004.

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Issues that are fixed in the hotfix package

The following issues are fixed in this hotfix package:
  • 837255 Office 2003 documents take longer than expected to open in Internet Explorer
  • 838006 Controls on an Excel 2003 worksheet change size after you change the screen resolution
The following issue is also fixed in this hotfix package, but it was not previously documented in a Microsoft Knowledge Base article:
  • When you print in a Microsoft Office 2003 program, the Find Printer button may be available in the Print dialog box (on the File menu, click Print) although you have a policy enforced that should make the Find Printer button not available to you.
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More information

Service pack information

This problem was first corrected in Office 2003 Service Pack 1.To resolve this problem, obtain the latest service pack for Microsoft Office 2003. For additional information, click the following article number to view the article in the Microsoft Knowledge Base:
870924 How to obtain the latest service pack for Office 2003

Hotfix information

A supported hotfix is available from Microsoft. However, this hotfix is intended to correct only the problem that is described in this article. Apply this hotfix only to systems that are experiencing this specific problem. This hotfix might receive additional testing. Therefore, if you are not severely affected by this problem, we recommend that you wait for the next software update that contains this hotfix.

If the hotfix is available for download, there is a "Hotfix download available" section at the top of this Knowledge Base article. If this section does not appear, contact Microsoft Customer Service and Support to obtain the hotfix.

Note If additional issues occur or if any troubleshooting is required, you might have to create a separate service request. The usual support costs will apply to additional support questions and issues that do not qualify for this specific hotfix. For a complete list of Microsoft Customer Service and Support telephone numbers or to create a separate service request, visit the following Microsoft Web site: Note The "Hotfix download available" form displays the languages for which the hotfix is available. If you do not see your language, it is because a hotfix is not available for that language.

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Prerequisites

There are no prerequisites for this hotfix.

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Restart information

You do not have to restart your computer after you apply this hotfix.

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Hotfix replacement information

This hotfix is replaced by a later hotfix.

For additional information, click the following article number to view the article in the Microsoft Knowledge Base:
839657 Description of the Office 2003 hotfix package: May 14, 2004


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Registry information

You must create or modify a registry key to use one or more of the hotfixes that this package contains.

For additional information about the registry key, click the following article number to view the article in the Microsoft Knowledge Base:
837255 Office 2003 documents take longer than expected to open in Internet Explorer
838006 Controls on an Excel 2003 worksheet change size after you change the screen resolution
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Hotfix file information

This hotfix contains only those files that you must have to correct the issues that this article lists. This hotfix may not contain all the files that you must have to fully update a product to the latest build.

The global version of this hotfix has the file attributes (or later) that are listed in the following table. The dates and times for these files are listed in coordinated universal time (UTC). When you view the file information, it is converted to local time. To find the difference between UTC and local time, use the Time Zone tab in the Date and Time tool in Control Panel.

Download information:
   Date         Time   Version      Size       File name   -----------------------------------------------------------------------   18-Mar-2004  17:43  11.0.6204.0  6,482,152  Office2003-kb835704-glb.exe

Microsoft Windows Installer MSP file information:
   Date         Time   Size       File name   --------------------------------------------------------------------------------   18-Mar-2004  16:57  9,378,304  Mso11-fullfile-glb.msp (full-file/administrative)   18-Mar-2004  14:22  5,009,920  Mso11-binary-glb.msp (optimized)

After you install the hotfix , the global version of this fix has the file attributes (or later) that are listed in the following table:
   Date         Time   Version      Size        File name   ------------------------------------------------------   12-Mar-2004  18:45  11.0.6204.0  12,180,160  Mso.dll
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Additional notes

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References
For additional information about the terminology that Microsoft uses when correcting software after it is released, click the following article number to view the article in the Microsoft Knowledge Base:
824684 Description of the standard terminology that is used to describe Microsoft software updates
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Article ID: 835704 - Last Review: 01/17/2015 17:37:11 - Revision: 3.0

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